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Medico-legal forum (VASEP liposuction)

The PMFA Journal and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance have teamed up to provide a series of articles that will give examples of claims that occur from different procedures. The case in question The patient underwent VASER to the abdomen and...

ADODERM - Practical Gluteal Anatomy Hyaluronic Acid Injection Technique Training Course

Adoderm GmbH is glad to invite you to our educational hands-on training for buttocks contouring / augmentation with hyaluronic acid Variofill® for gluteal augmentation. A two-day course with anatomy hands-on learning and safe injection training technique with cannula. 16 September...

In conversation with Derek Mendonca

Can you tell us a bit about your background and what made you decide on a career as a paediatric plastic surgeon? I was born and raised in Bahrain, in the Middle East. My parents, both from Managlore in India,...

History of fat grafting

Fat grafting was first described in 1893 by Gustav Neuber, who transplanted adipose tissue from the arm to the orbit to correct depressed scars resulting from osteomyelitis. In 1895, Czerny reported excising a lipoma and grafting it into a breast...

Monte Carlo Aesthetics (MCA)

This November in the Grimaldi forum Monaco, Europe’s most advanced LIVE aesthetic conference, Monte Carlo Aesthetics (MCA), will take place. Save the date: 8-9 November. This conference boasts a highly interactive multidisciplinary programme, with numerous live demonstrations. It aims to...

Principles & Practice of Pediatric Plastic Surgery

The evolution of knowledge and practice within paediatric plastic surgery has undergone much advancement over recent years. This textbook beautifully takes the reader through not only these more recent advances and techniques but also explains the fundamental principles underlying key...

Essentials of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition

One of a few ‘concise’ plastic surgery texts, this recently revised second edition includes over 1300 pages of well written, illustrated and referenced text in 102 core chapters including 13 new chapters covering such topics as perforator flaps, facial and...

Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion

This excellent second edition of Q&A Companion of the very well-established Essentials of Plastic Surgery by Dr Jeffrey Janis provides a complete and detailed overview of the entire plastic surgery syllabus. All material is up-to-date and has been written as...

Fundamental Topics in Plastic Surgery

The format of the book is sectioned into topics not too dissimilar to most commonplace recommended plastic surgery textbooks, including principles (wound healing, negative pressure therapy, local anesthetics, fat grafting) and techniques (suturing, flaps, tissue expansion, microsurgery, facial trauma and...

Effect of skin expansion on acellular dermis

Acellular dermis is widely used in prosthesis based breast reconstruction, however, there is a lack of data concerning its expandability and related skin changes. This experimental study in rats aimed to determine whether acellular dermis could be expanded and whether...

The use of platelet-rich plasma in skin flap grafts

This study was conducted to evaluate the ability of platelet rich plasma (PRP) to stimulate angiogenesis following skin flaps graft surgery, and its effect on flap survival rate. The use of PRP to improve the quality of bone regeneration and...

Vascularised composite allotransplantation: an update

Vascularised composite allotransplantation (VCA) includes transplantation of multiple tissues in a single vascularised unit, such as the upper limb, or most dramatically the face. Truly remarkable results have been achieved, such as the one illustrated in this article. More than...